Land Acknowledgements – why do we do them?

Online/Virtual Event

Although it’s now the norm to begin speeches and events with land acknowledgements, not everyone may understand the significance of these formalities. Interested in learning more? At this inclusive and bridge-building webinar, everyone is invited to deepen their understanding by listening to panelists from different Indigenous nations/bands who will discuss the purpose and meaning of […]

Indigenous Rights, Reconciliation, and Climate Change with Kyle Whyte

Online/Virtual Event

ABOUT THE EVENT Indigenous peoples have long had knowledge of the dynamics between climate change and society. Due significantly to ongoing colonialism and racism, Indigenous peoples are disproportionately vulnerable to harm from climate change. Indigenous guided solutions to climate change require the ending of colonialism and racism and are leading forces in global movements to […]

Free

Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with Xwi7xwa Library

Online/Virtual Event

Learn more at: https://learningcircle.ubc.ca/2022/04/19/xwi7xwa-library-relation-to-research/ - Come join us on an informative session as we learn from Kayla and Karleen how to: access materials for Indigenous knowledges so that problematic scholarship is not perpetuated, how to acknowledge self in relation to research, how to utilize knowledges as voices of our ancestors, how to acknowledge communities in […]

Free

The Relevancy of Public Policy in a Digital Age

Online/Virtual Event

While digital government has been a well embedded feature of many mature public service models around the world, Canadian uptake of it was relatively limited until the COVID-19 pandemic struck. The need to physically distance from each other and for many, work remotely, necessitated the rapid automation and digitization of service delivery models and administration. […]